PhD in Architecture postgraduate programme constitutes the development of different approaches, strategies and models about design, theory/criticism and application in architecture; the interaction between theory and practice in architectural research; rethinking issues such as spatial experience, environmental meaning, urban memory, image, identity, aesthetics and ethics within the framework of current dynamics; questioning the interdisciplinary structure in human-environment relations; spatial relations, city, culture, politics, economy, and so on. It is the ability to critically evaluate the contexts. Understanding and interpreting architecture in relation to different disciplines; it is the development of new design strategies regarding architectural design education and the production of architectural design knowledge.
As a graduate with a PhD degree, you have the opportunity to start your career in academia as an early career academic involved in teaching and learning in higher education institutions or possibly pursue a career in research and development in research institutes in one of the many related fields in which you have expertise.
- Medium of Instructions English
- Programme Duration 4 YEARS
- English Preparatory School YES
|2020 – 2021 Academic Year Graduate Student Tuition Fee Table for New Registrations|
|7 courses, seminar, thesis|
|Fee per course||€ 500|
|Thesis fee per semester||€ 500|
|Seminar fee per semester||€ 350|
|Graduation Project fee||NA|
|Per Deficiency (bridging) course fee (if assigned) per course||€ 250|
|English Preparatory Program ( if assigned) per semester||€ 812.50|
|Registration fee per semester||€ 150|
|Note: 5% VAT will be added to the total amount due|
Prof. Dr. Marko KiesselDirector of Institute of Graduate Studies and Research firstname.lastname@example.org
He studied Classical Archaeology, Art History and History at the universities of Trier, Köln and Bologna from 1993/94 to 2005 when he completed his Ph.D. thesis in Classical Archaeology in Trier.
He contributed to an international exhibition about Constantine I., held in the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier in 2007. From 2006 onward he has been teaching architectural history and art history in North Cyprus, as an Associate Professor since 2012.
He conducted a funded research project on architectural decoration in Cyprus and was a researcher in a Tubitak project on the vernacular architecture of Louroujina village. Since 2016 he has been conducting a survey project in the Karpaz district, tracing remains of ancient and early medieval settlement and economy. His research covers also the modern architecture of Cyprus, especially of the colonial and early post-colonial periods.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Cem YardimciProgramme Coordinator email@example.com
Having completed his undergraduate, master and doctorate studies at the Faculty of Architecture of Istanbul Technical University, Cem Yardımcı has served as a project director in various universities and as a jury member in national and international competitions. In addition to his research, Yardimci has awarded short films that he realized and directed.
Under the concept of Architectural Reflex, he explores the existence of a combination of theory/practice and architecture/video. He aims to bring together diverse mix media and technologies in architectural design, audio and video performance studies. In this process, he tries to host the open-source principle in his studies.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Balkiz Yapicioglubalkiz.firstname.lastname@example.org
Balkiz Yapicioglu is an associate professor and has thought architecture and construction management both in Cyprus and overseas. Her recent research aims to facilitate a process with and within cities that generate dialogue and a deeper understanding of city resilience which leads to new ideas and opportunities by engaging new actors in civil society, government and business to make a city more resilient. She studied Architectural Engineering, Construction Management at the University of Kansas and at Arizona State University in USA and completed her Ph.D. at Girne American University in Cyprus in Construction Management before completing her second Ph.D. at University of Manchester in the UK in Project Management.